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The changing face of the construction industry has seen Volker Wessels morph from Volker Stevin, a one-man building company established in South Holland in 1854, to a multinational building conglomerate operating in over 150 countries across areas from domestic housing to liquefied natural gas terminals.

Change has not been confined to the parent company - its pension scheme has had three different structures since 2000, moving from a defined benefit (DB) to an hybrid DC scheme in 2001, before fi